Hands-on training for youth Goodwill-Easter Seals of Minnesota has announced openings for its next YouthBuild training program beginning July 23, 2018. The national pre-apprenticeship program provides hands-on construction training and leadership skills development at no cost to local youth, ages 16-24. The 20-week course includes instruction in construction concepts, tool … [Read more...]
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Sponsored by Minnesota’s Black Community Project Minnesota’s Black Community Project, a nonprofit organization in Minnesota that exists to applaud and celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans in Minnesota, is hosting an open house at the Hennepin County Central Library in Downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10 am – 2 pm to: 1) raise awareness of a … [Read more...]
Those who know Kim Nelson well say she speaks the truth, breaks down barriers, and is not afraid to share the power. Once the highest-ranking African American woman at General Mills, she retired at the end of 2017 with a lifetime’s worth of accomplishments behind her. As an executive at General Mills, she wielded her influence to make the company a more inclusive workplace for … [Read more...]
Four awardees will be honored at annual recognition meeting, June 11 Minnesota minority business owners and the partners, volunteers and community leaders who support their work, will be honored at Meda's 47th annual recognition meeting at the Walker Art Center. “When minority businesses succeed, the entire community benefits,” said Gary Cunningham, Meda president and CEO. … [Read more...]
Model Cities has announced that its Board of Directors has named seasoned Model Cities’ veteran Kizzy Downie as the organization’s next chief executive officer, effective August 6, 2018. She succeeds Beverley Oliver Hawkins, who will be retiring as Model Cities’ CEO effective July 20, 2018. Downie, 40, takes the helm with more than 12 years of experience at Model Cities. She … [Read more...]